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Event Date: July - October, 2016

 

Witness the largest concentration of land animals in the world: The Great Migration in the Masai Mara, Kenya

 

This tour, offered by Falcon Africa Safaris, features an amazing wildlife spectacle: The Great Wildebeest Migration in Kenya, Africa. Between the months of August and October one and a half million wildebeest, accompanied by vast numbers of zebra and gazelles make the long and dangerous trek from drier lands in Tanzania, northwards to this corner of Kenya.

 

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Kenya, Africa, July 5, 2016 - Falcon Africa Safaris, wildlife specialists since 1990, are offering The Migration Safari, Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya, Africa from July - October, 2016.

After the long rains in April and May, when the first flush of grass turns the Masai Mara’s golden savannah green, the most amazing wildlife spectacle anywhere in the world takes place: The Great Wildebeest Migration in Kenya, Africa. Between the months of August and October one and a half million wildebeest, accompanied by vast numbers of zebra and gazelles make the long and dangerous trek from drier lands in Tanzania, northwards to this corner of Kenya. Pursued by lion and hyena, crossing rivers teeming with crocodiles, has not been an easy passage.
 
Kenya is the original home of safari – to travel. These 'Out Of Africa' plains are frequented by celebrities and tourists from all over the globe. The wildlife
Safari starts in Nairobi, where the first night is spent at the colonial Norfolk Hotel. One of the most prominent cities in Africa, Nairobi, is at the heart of the African experience. Playing a dominant role in the development of the city since its earliest days is Fairmont The Norfolk. Built in 1904, the hotel continues to be one of the most beloved landmarks in the city, and the launch point for ‘bucket list’ worthy safari tours. 
 
Then it is short flight into the Masai Mara. As the aircraft touches down on the airstrip, the first wildlife can be seen through the windows. Three nights will be spent staying at Governors Camp.
 
Almost a century ago this setting was reserved, exclusively, for Kenya’s colonial Governors. Governors’ Camp nestles in the forest along the winding banks of the Mara River, it’s waters teeming with bird-life, hippo and crocodile, in the heart of Kenya's Masai Mara National Reserve. Some of the 37 tents line the riverbank, tucked into the forest they enjoy uninterrupted views over the Mara River, others have views across the sweeping plains of the Masai Mara. Created in 1972, Governors’ Camp set new standards in luxury for a tented camp. Everything is under canvas, all tents have en-suit bathrooms with hot and cold running water and flushing toilets. There is a bar tent with deck overlooking the Mara River and dinning tent with views over the plains.
 
The days will be spent in open-sided 4x4 safari vehicles driving across the plains viewing predators, elephants, gazelles, zebras and wildebeest in their thousands. Bush breakfasts, bush dinners and sundowners can be enjoyed out on the plains. For those looking for a wildlife viewing adventure of a different kind, there is a Hot Air Balloon Safari over the Masai Mara.
 
The adventure begins just before dawn. Departure is from a natural launch site behind Little Governors’ Camp, flames from the hot air balloon burners light the darkness as the crews inflate their craft. The first signs of sunlight flicker across the skies as the hot air balloon fills, then rises. Suspended in a basket beneath the rainbow-colored canopy, guests are off for a wildlife viewing adventure with an entirely different perspective.
 
The flight back to Nairobi normally coincides with the return flight back home.
 
Rate: USD $2,790.00 per person, sharing.
 
Includes:
4 nights in Kenya

Return flights from Nairobi into the Masai Mara
All Airport transfers
1 nights accommodation at the Norfolk Hotel in a Deluxe Room with breakfast
3 nights accommodation at Governors Camp with:
all meals, teas & coffees
scheduled game drives and park fees
 
Excludes:
International flights
Drinks
Hot Air Balloon Safari
 
About Falcon Africa Safaris:

Founded in 1990 by Allan Eccles, Falcon Africa Safaris are tour operators committed to providing personal service. With over 25 years experience, Allan and Tracy design itineraries into Africa’s leading wildlife destinations, in accordance with client requirements. Popular destinations include Kenya & Tanzania, the Okavango Delta, Victoria Falls, private game reserves in South Africa, the Garden Route and Cape Town. Individual and group travel can be catered for.
Falcon Africa Safaris was one of South Africa's first Tour Operators into East Africa and played an integral part in placing the region on the map in South Africa in the early 1990′s.
 
Falcon Africa Safaris is bonded with SATSA – the Southern Africa Tourism Services Association. They are a long-time ‘Member in Good Standing’ with SATSA. Allan Eccles served on the SATSA Committee for a number of years, and was Chairman of the regional Chapter.

Web: www.falcon-africa.co.za

 

Tour Information: http://www.falcon-africa.co.za/safari/wildebeest-migration

 

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Media Contact: Allan Eccles

Email: allan@falcon-africa.co.za

Phone: (711) 675-1915

Falcon Africa Safaris

 

Web: www.falcon-africa.co.za

 

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Event Name: The Great Migration in the Masai Mara

Event Date: July - October, 2016

Event Location: Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya, Africa

Rate: USD $2,790.00 per person, sharing.

Web: www.falcon-africa.co.za

Contact: Allan Eccles, allan@falcon-africa.co.za, (711) 675-1915

Description: Falcon Africa Safaris, wildlife specialists since 1990, are offering The Migration Safari, Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya, Africa from July - October, 2016. After the long rains in April and May, when the first flush of grass turns the Masai Mara’s golden savannah green, the most amazing wildlife spectacle anywhere in the world takes place: The Great Wildebeest Migration in Kenya, Africa. Between the months of August and October one and a half million wildebeest, accompanied by vast numbers of zebra and gazelles make the long and dangerous trek from drier lands in Tanzania, northwards to this corner of Kenya. Rate: USD $2,790.00 per person, sharing. Includes: 4 nights in Kenya , Return flights from Nairobi into the Masai Mara, All Airport transfers, 1 nights accommodation at the Norfolk Hotel in a Deluxe Room with breakfast, 3 nights accommodation at Governors Camp with: all meals, teas & coffees, scheduled game drives and park fees. Excludes: International flights, Drinks, Hot Air Balloon Safari. Tour Information: http://www.falcon-africa.co.za/safari/wildebeest-migration